The Full Wiki

More info on Indiana's 9th congressional district

Indiana's 9th congressional district: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Indiana's 9th congressional district
The 9th congressional district of Indiana
The 9th congressional district of Indiana
Current Representative Baron Hill (D)
Area 6,602.61 mi² (17,100.76 km²)
Population (2000) 675,599
Median income $39,011
Ethnicity 94.8% White, 2.3% Black, 0.9% Asian, 1.5% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% other
Cook PVI R+6

United States House of Representatives, Indiana District 9 is a district of the United States Congress in south-central and south-eastern Indiana. The district is represented in the 111th United States Congress by Baron Hill (D). The chief candidates in 2006 were the Republican candidate and the then serving 9th District Congressman Mike Sodrel, Democratic candidate and previous (1999-2005) 9th District Congressman Baron Hill, and Libertarian candidate/Indiana University Southeast professor Eric Schansberg. This was the third time Sodrel and Hill have faced each other; Hill beat Sodrel by 9,485 votes in 2002 and Sodrel beat Hill by 1,425 votes in 2004. Hill beat Sodrel in 2006 and 2008, and is currently serving in the 111th United States Congress.

Possible contenders for the 2010 election starting in the Democratic primary could be John Bottorff of Jasper. Battling in the primary for the Republicans could be Travis Hankins of Columbus, Todd Young of Bloomington.

Contents

9th District counties

Indiana counties within the 9th congressional district, and the major cities within the county:

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1843
Samuel C. Sample Whig March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1845
Charles W. Cathcart Democratic March 4, 1845 - March 3, 1849
Graham N. Fitch Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1853
Norman Eddy Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855
Schuyler Colfax Opposition March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1869 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1863 - 1869
John P. C. Shanks Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 11th district
Thomas J. Cason Republican March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1877 Redistricted from the 7th district
Michael D. White Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1879
Godlove S. Orth Republican March 4, 1879 - December 16, 1882 Died
Vacant December 16, 1882 - January 17, 1883
Charles T. Doxey Republican January 17, 1883 - March 3, 1883
Thomas B. Ward Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1887
Joseph B. Cheadle Republican March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1891
Daniel W. Waugh Republican March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1895
Frank Hanly Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897
Charles B. Landis Republican March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1909
Martin A. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1909 - March 3, 1917
Fred S. Purnell Republican March 4, 1917 - March 3, 1933
Eugene B. Crowe Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1941 Redistricted from the 3rd district
Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1959
Earl Hogan Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961
Earl Wilson Republican January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1965
Lee H. Hamilton Democratic January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1999
Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 1999 - January 3, 2005
Mike Sodrel Republican January 3, 2005 - January 3, 2007
Baron Hill Democratic January 3, 2005 - Present Incumbent

References

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message